|Employers Association - Shaping San Francisco|
Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project dramatizes the sensibilities of the turn of the 19th-to-20th century Employers' Association, an organization bent on destroying labor unions.
Keywords: Employers Association; class war; 19th century
|What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 4 - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Audience Q&A following the discussion of the topic, featuring Peter Davidson, Tom Athanasiou, Sherlina Nager, and Chris Carlsson
Keywords: San Francisco, community, public safety, class, anti-capitalism, consumerism
|Queer Agenda, Work, and Gentrification - Shaping San Francisco|
Join queer organizers from Pride at Work/HAVOQ and other community organizations to discuss gentrification, how the economy affects queer workers, and redefining the gay agenda. This recording was primarily of the Queer Agenda discussion, but also has the report-backs from the other groups at theend of the night. Reexamine what is seen as a queer issue in San Francisco, as we dig into our ongoing struggles for justice around issues that daily affect our lives and those in our communities...
Keywords: Queer; agenda; workers' rights; gentrification; class; rich and poor; unions; labor; human rights; gay marriage; don't ask don't tell; gays in military
|"We are not machines!" The Situation and Struggles of the iSlaves in China - Shaping San Franicisco|
Foxconn, the world's biggest contract manufacturer, employs more than one million people in China alone, working for Apple and many other brands. Foxconn's workers, the iSlaves, face horrendous working conditions while producing iPhones and iPads. In 2010 a series of worker suicides at Chinese Foxconn factories drew world-wide attention. The situation has not changed much since: instead of improving conditions, Foxconn accelerated the relocation of factories to the Chinese hinterland, and still ...
Keywords: China; Foxconn; Apple; iPhone; iPad; iSlave; iPod; working class; class struggle; strikes; riots; protest
|Class and Power in Queer San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco|
What does âclassâ or âcommunityâ mean? How does the newbie Midwesterner serving burgers at a Castro street diner relate to the landlord and shop owner âGay Communityâ spokesmen? How do the schisms between different classes of women, whether lesbian or bi or undefined, show up in daily life and local politics (or not)? How does fear of gender bending impact trans and intersexed people when it comes to paying the rent? Solidad de Costa, Keith Hennessy, and Michelle Tea.
Keywords: class; community; gender; transgender; gay; lesbian; bisexual; worker; labor; economy; housing